The EU is working on what would be its 11th round of sanctions since Russia invaded Ukraine in February last year, this time focused on cracking down on those breaking trade curbs already in place.
UAE invites Syrian president to COP28 climate summit
REUTERS – The United Arab Emirates has invited Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to the COP28 climate summit it is hosting at the end of the year.
The invitation was extended by UAE President Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Syrian state news agency SANA reported after the UAE Embassy in Damascus tweeted the same. “COP28 is committed to an inclusive COP process that produces transformational solutions,” a COP28 spokesperson said in a statement emailed to Reuters. “This can only happen if we have everyone in the room.”
Thousands of world leaders, diplomats and dignitaries are expected to attend the summit in Dubai in December.